Indian-American engineer Sanjay Ramabhadran has become the first immigrant to be appointed as the president of Texas Lyceum, a non-profit organisation focused on cultivating next generation of Texas leaders. He has turned first immigrant to hold the post.
Lyceum is an organisation that cultivates next-generation leader and educates them on issues critical to the future of Texas and inspires them to action and stewardship of Texas values.
“I am honoured to lead this unique organisation, which has a rich history of bringing together a diverse group of engaged young Texas leaders to examine our state’s public policy challenges and respectfully debate possible solutions to these challenges,” Ramabhadran said.
Ramabhadhran, who is a registered engineer, belongs originally from Southern India. He is a graduate of BITS Pilani and Texas A&M University. He serves on the Houston METRO board of directors and is a founding Principal at VERSA Infrastructure.
“In 2019, the Texas Lyceum enters its 40th year of service to Texas. We will start off this month with our investiture of 26 outstanding new Lyceum Directors and our dynamic public conference on workforce preparedness,” he said.
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Ram’s other additional civic engagement includes service as Chairman of Leadership Houston, on the Houston Mayor’s Council on International Trade and Development, as President of the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce, and on Rice University’s Kinder Institute’s Connecting Communities Initiative.
“This is an honour of a lifetime to lead the Texas Lyceum,” he said.
The Texas Lyceum has 96 Directors, from all walks of life in Texas. All Directors are selected to join the Lyceum before they turn age 46. The Lyceum has over 1,000 alumni, some of whom have served as President of the United States, US Senators and House Members, Ambassadors, Governors, members of the Texas Legislature and Corporate and non-profit leaders.